Jan 25, 2013 4:00am PST
for the sec. "if confirmed by the senate, i look forward to using all of my energies working with my fellow commissioners and the extremely dedicated and talented men and women on the staff of the sec." white is a former u.s. attorney and defense lawyer for white- collar crimes on wall street. she famously took down mob boss john gotti. "she's a bit of an unknown on wall street. we know she's a tough prosecutor and she's never been in any kind of financial services job. the sec is more than just prosecuting bad people, it's also a regulatory body, about writing regulations, so i think wall street is going to take a wait- and-see attitude." that was james bianco of bianco research. the president also wants richard cordray to continue his role in leading up the consumer financial protection bureau. legislation that would dramatically change america's gun laws is now on the table. lawmakers have unveiled the assault weapons ban of 2013, a bill that would prohibit assault weapons and high- capacity ammunition magazines. if passed, the bill would also require background checks for the purchase o
Jan 24, 2013 11:30pm PST
a packed house. and an energy not seen since last season. >> it was packed when we walked in. and that's the way it should be. this place needs the sharks and the sharks need them so it's a win-win. reporter>> downtown restaurants and bars are expecting a busy weekend as well. the same or similar circumstances shrarbg -- the sharks have back to back home gains on saturday and sunday and just like today they hope for a win. matt keller, ktvu. >>> our joe fonzi has been keeping an eye on the sharks and he will have the highlights in sports. >>> a lithium battery shows signs of short circuiting. inside a lab, ntsb analysts are dissecting that charred battery piece by piece. it caught fire earlier this month inside a boeing dream liner inside of logan airport. >> we do not expect to see fire events on board aircrafts. there are multiple systems to protect against a battery event like this. those systems did not work as intended. we need to understand why. >> all 50 boeing dream liners have been grounded worldwide while investigators look at the problem. >>> a 13-year-old girl told police
Jan 22, 2013 4:00am PST
well three weeks into the new year--investment in energy infrastructure, such as pipeline extensions and transmission lines. a vote today on the hill could buy time for lawmakers. house republicans are planning a vote, authorizing a 3 month extension of the debt limit. it pushes off the gop's battle for spending cuts tied to raising the debt limit. president obama is calling for a "clean" debt limit increase, because it pays for bills the u.s. has already racked up. meanwhile, house speaker john boehner says he wants the house and senate to pass a budget in the near term that includes severe cuts to social programs. without a budget, boehner says lawmakers should not receive pay checks. president obama wants a balanced budget. the senate is expected to approve aid for states devastated by superstorm sandy. senators will vote on a $50 billion dollar bill today. last week, congress said yes to the funding... but not without no votes. the majority of republican house members voted against the bill.. calling it too expensive and saying it should come with spending cuts. january 4th,
Jan 22, 2013 11:30pm PST
of dirt inside the oakland coliseum to build a track for the monster energy ama super cross this weekend. promoters will once again store all of that dirt on the grounds of the coliseum complex until it needed again next year. the race is said to start saturday night at 7:00. >>> shark fans are waiting a long time and they are off to a good start. >> it's worth the way at least so far. two games in. i imagine we're going to see a lot of firsts. two for the sharks today. never before have they scored six goals in the first period. they snoozed their way home after that. he's got two tonight that's the power play situation there. 2-0. just 4:50 in it's now 2-1 sharks. joe thornton two assists, one there. no assists, beautifully done to patty marleau. also two goals tonight. that's just a beautiful pass right on the stick. mark edward blastik from way out will drill it home. six goals on 17 shots in that first period. and the sharks off to a tidety 2-0 start out on the road. >>> it's a story too incredible to believe but considering the credibility of the source its hard not to believe it.